PORTLAND, OR – Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) and Etsy.com today announce their intentions to develop an ongoing relationship to foster opportunities and offer support for the local Do-It-Yourself craft community. This new relationship — the first ongoing commitment for Etsy with a school of art and design — seems appropriate in Portland, Oregon, nationally recognized as the hub of American DIY youth culture enriched by PNCA’s vibrant student body and alumni community.
PORTLAND, OR– Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is currently conducting a focused institutional self-study for the College’s regional accreditation agency the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).
PNCA hosts the West Coast premiere of Signs of Change: Social Movement Cultures 1960s to Now, featuring hundreds of posters, photographs, moving images, audio clips, and ephemera that bring to life over 40 years of activism, political protest, and campaigns for social justice. Curated by Dara Greenwald and Josh MacPhee as part of Exit Art’s Curatorial Incubator, this important and timely exhibition surveys the creative work of dozens of international social movements.
PORTLAND, OR—December 4, 2009—Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) announced today that since July 2009 more than $200,000 in gifts and pledges from foundations, busi- nesses and individuals have been made to benefit Museum of Contemporary Craft (MoCC).
PORTLAND, OR – Wednesday, November 11 through Saturday, November 14, Pacific Northwest College of Art hosts Children’s Creativity: Why the Visual Arts Matter, a symposium focused on the role of visual arts education in childhood development. PNCA partners on this program with the Creative Advocacy Network (CAN), Oregon Psychoanalytic Center and the Oregon Art Association. Art therapists, clinicians, arts educators, youth counselors, art organization leaders, school administrators and more, are invited to participate in this three-day gathering focusing on the relevance of artistic processes of inquiry, reflection and expression to the cognitive, emotional and social development of children.
PORTLAND, OR – During the month of October, galleries throughout Portland will collaborate to present a large-scale display of work by dozens of Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) faculty, alumni and faculty emeriti. In honor of the College’s centennial academic year, Portland’s urban core will overflow with this significant recognition of PNCA’s long legacy by some of the foremost retail art galleries in the city.
PORTLAND, OR – Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), and the Museum of Contemporary Craft (MoCC), today announce the formal adoption of a joint operations agreement concluding nine months of deliberations and due diligence to develop the organizational and financial structure necessary to formalize the relationship.
PORTLAND, OR – Join Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) and Oregon College of Art and Craft (OCAC) as they prepare to launch their joint MFA degree program in Applied Craft and Design. As the program commences its first academic year this September, these institutions invite the community to celebrate this unique venture with two events, both free of charge and open to the public.
PORTLAND, OR – Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is pleased to exhibit the work of Brian Lund and Robert Boyd in conjunction with Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s 2009 Time-Based Art Festival. Through highly different methods and mediums, both artists reinterpret the popular, digital media to provide new perspectives on visual culture.